The Student Hourly Assistant | Lifeguard is responsible for supervision of the PVAMU Recreation Center Pool and aids the Department of Recreational Sports in delivering an enjoyable experience for the Prairie View Community. The lifeguard staff provides excellent customer service to members and guests at the PVAMU Pool.
Supervision of six lanes and deck during open recreation and swimming lessons
Demonstrate working knowledge of PVAMU Pool and Recreational Sports rules and regulations
Ability and willingness to enforce rules and regulations
Assist in regular cleaning of the PVAMU Pool, patio and deck area
Attend weekly in-service trainings
Remain up to date on all American Red Cross Lifeguard skills and CPR
Coordinate opening/closing procedures, hourly pool counts, and all other daily operations
In the event of an emergency, provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
Perform other duties as assigned
Proposed Minimum Salary
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled for at least nine (9) graduate or six (6) undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done.
Must be in academic good standing (SAP) as demonstrated through your college; minimum 2.0 GPA
No prior experience necessary
For work eligibility during a summer term, a student must be enrolled for at least six (6) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming fall term.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Previous experience of lifeguarding
Lifeguard/CPR/AED Certification through American Red Cross
Ability to swim 300 meters continuously
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Award Letter (Work-Study positions only)
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-018636
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.